After studying Art History and Cinema at Sorbonne in Paris, Isabelle Barrière worked for over 17 years in audiovisual production and post production in France and worldwide. First as a freelance camerawoman, then as a video journalist and a director, mainly for cultural and artistic productions.
In 2011, she decided to focus on color grading, becoming the first French woman to be certified by THX for video calibration. She opened her own facility in 2012. Since then, she has been working as a digital colorist for TV, cinema, web, and corporate creating documentaries, fiction, music videos, and commercials. In parallel, she teaches color grading in vocational schools, insisting on the integration of calibration in education. Since 2016, she is also a member of Colorist Society International and Women in Film France. Technological watch being a part of her job and passion, she is eager to learn and discover new technologies.
Colorist Isabelle Barrière talks about the value she finds in her ColorEdge monitor for color grading.